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Protests

In the largest protest of the Depression, World War I veterans converged on Washington, DC seeking justice. They were met with tanks, bayonets, and tear gas.

Editor’s Note: We asked historian Paul Dickson to give us some perspective on the recent demonstrations in the Nation’s Capital. Read more >>

Both our Constitution and our historic monuments were trashed.

We wonder which is worse: authorities abusing our Constitutional rights or protesters wantonly damaging historic monuments dedicated to young revolutionaries such as Lafayette and Kosciuszko? Read more >>

Now closed to the public as part of the enlarged White House security zone, the Square has witnessed many historic moments over the last two centuries.

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